Today I want to share with you a Mindful Parenting Checklist. While I don't think you will use this checklist every day, I do think you will find it useful to use for about a week to help you get into a better routine and then maybe once a week for awhile to help make sure you aren't forgetting anything. The idea behind this Mindful Parenting Checklist is to help you adopt some … [Read more...] about Mindful Parenting Checklist & Why You’ll Find It Useful
I truly believe that our attitude in life determines not only the joy (or lack of joy) we experience but it also influences our lives in very real concrete ways. The way we think about things determines our actions and therefore our results. I know of no surer way to happiness that having an attitude of gratitude. Today, I am very happy to have a guest to answer the … [Read more...] about What Is An Attitude Of Gratitude And How To Help Kids Develop One
Life is packed full of things to do and sometimes you just need a little help because if you do all the cleaning for your kids, not only will you burn yourself out, they won't learn any responsibility. So this article is all about getting your kids to pitch in an help pick up after themselves. I am happy to have Jenny from Mom Loves Best share with us her powerful tricks to … [Read more...] about 9 Powerful Tricks To Get Your Kids To Clean Up (And Love It)
Let's face it- family life is a huge adjustment from your care-free single days where you were responsible for no one except yourself. It is a wonderful, joyous gift to be surrounded by family but there are times when things may be going less than spectacular and you think, "Is this really my life?" The thing to remember about raising children is that there are lots of phases … [Read more...] about How To Be Happy In Your Family Life
Worry is also known as stress, fear and anxiety. Without the tools to address anxious feelings, they can easily become overwhelming and for some people, even debilitating. Anxiety can be a problem for both kids and adults. In fact, anxiety disorders affect 18% of the population according to the National Institute of Mental Health. That is why I am happy to have best-selling … [Read more...] about How To Help A Child With Anxiety Feel Successful
After they master “Dada” and “Mama,” it isn’t long before little ones learn the word “mine.” Though you may love them unconditionally, your kids can be surprisingly selfish and self-indulgent at times, abhorring the thought of sharing toys, eating vegetables, or doing anything that doesn’t immediately benefit them. Unfortunately, if this attitude and behavior persists unimpeded … [Read more...] about Four Simple Tips For Teaching Kids Kindness
Social media has been around for a relatively short time- under 20 years- and yet it has become a pervasive trend especially among the younger generations. Over 60% of 13–17 year-olds have at least one profile on a social networking site, with many spending more than 2 hours per day on social networking sites. However, social media popularity is not all limited to teens, … [Read more...] about Social Media Tips Parents Should Know- Do You Protect Your Personal Information?